senate Bill S2322

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Establishes the crime of aggravated harassment of a police officer or peace officer

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 30, 2012 referred to codes
Mar 29, 2012 delivered to assembly
passed senate
Mar 22, 2012 advanced to third reading
Mar 21, 2012 2nd report cal.
Mar 20, 2012 1st report cal.418
Jan 04, 2012 referred to codes
returned to senate
died in assembly
May 23, 2011 referred to codes
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 16, 2011 advanced to third reading
May 11, 2011 2nd report cal.
May 10, 2011 1st report cal.559
Jan 18, 2011 referred to codes

Votes

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Mar 20, 2012 - Codes committee Vote

S2322
9
6
committee
9
Aye
6
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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May 10, 2011 - Codes committee Vote

S2322
12
1
committee
12
Aye
1
Nay
3
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Codes Committee Vote: May 10, 2011

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S2322 - Bill Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8099
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Add ยง240.33, Pen L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S3169, A1068

S2322 - Bill Texts

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Establishes the crime of aggravated harassment of a police officer or peace officer; provides for such an offense to be a class E felony.

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BILL NUMBER:S2322

TITLE OF BILL:
An act
to amend the penal law, in relation to aggravated harassment of peace
officers or police officers

PURPOSE:
To establish the crime of aggravated harassment of a police officer or
peace officer and make such crime a class E felony.

SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS:
The penal law is amended by adding a new section240.33
establishing the crime of aggravated harassment of a police officer
or peace officer. Section two is the effective date.

JUSTIFICATION:
Police officers all across this state put their lives on the line
every day to protect the people of New York. New York State must
establish laws and toughen existing laws that protect the police from
becoming victims of criminals. Far too many law enforcement officers
are being harassed, injured, even killed while honoring their
commitment to protect and serve this state. The Legislature has a
responsibility to do everything we can to protect our brave heroes,
our police officers, from violent criminals. This legislation
contributes to that premise.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY:
2009-10: A.1068 - Referred to Assembly Codes Cmte.

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS:
None.

EFFECTIVE DATE:
This act shall take effect on the first of November next succeeding
the date on which it shall have become a law.

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                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  2322

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 18, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. GRIFFO, DeFRANCISCO, LARKIN, MAZIARZ, RANZENHOFER,
  SEWARD -- read twice and ordered  printed,  and  when  printed  to  be
  committed to the Committee on Codes

AN  ACT  to amend the penal law, in relation to aggravated harassment of
  peace officers or police officers

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1. The penal law is amended by adding a new section 240.33 to
read as follows:
S 240.33 AGGRAVATED HARASSMENT OF A POLICE OFFICER OR PEACE OFFICER.
  A PERSON IS GUILTY OF AGGRAVATED HARASSMENT OF  A  POLICE  OFFICER  OR
PEACE  OFFICER WHEN, WITH THE INTENT TO HARASS, ANNOY, THREATEN OR ALARM
A PERSON WHOM HE OR SHE KNOWS OR REASONABLY SHOULD KNOW TO BE  A  POLICE
OFFICER OR PEACE OFFICER ENGAGED IN THE COURSE  OF PERFORMING HIS OR HER
OFFICIAL  DUTIES, HE OR SHE STRIKES, SHOVES, KICKS OR OTHERWISE SUBJECTS
SUCH PERSON TO PHYSICAL CONTACT.
  AGGRAVATED HARASSMENT OF A POLICE OFFICER OR PEACE OFFICER IS A  CLASS
E FELONY.
  S 2. This act shall take effect on the first of November next succeed-
ing the date on which it shall have become a law.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01673-01-1

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